QA Director Small Molecules Large Scale (f/m/d)

Switzerland, Visp

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Director Small Molecules Large Scale Manufacturing at our main location in Visp. The Chemical Small Scale Manufacturing is a growing business at Lonza including several new investments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for managing a dedicated QA operation team in Small Molecules Large Scale Manufacturing (FCC/HAPI)

  • Ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements to maintain a cGMP compliant organization are met

  • Providing QA support to all stakeholders

  • Supervising batch disposition

  • Member of the Quality management team and thus responsible for maintaining and improving GMP systems and thereby ensuring the cGMP compliance of Lonza

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or related field

  • Very good GMP knowledge in the field of the pharmaceutical industry

  • Several years of distinctive experience in a leadership position managing a dedicated QA operations team

  • Experience handling internal and external stakeholders and customers on different management levels

  • Driven by Objectives and passion for process improvement

  • Proficient in German and English language

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R55864